York & North Yorkshire

York flats blaze victim dies in hospital

A man has died following a fire at a block of flats in York.

The blaze at North Lane, off Thanet Road, in Dringhouses broke out at about 00:50 BST, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said.

Residents were evacuated from the property but one man was taken to York hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The victim, in his 30s, has not been named. North Yorkshire Police said the cause of the blaze was under investigation.

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